Brit Awards

Fender misses out on Brit Awards prize

It was a disappointing night for singer Sam Fender at the Brit Awards.

The 25-year-old, from North Shields, was nominated for best new artist but lost out to Lewis Capaldi.

You can read all about the night's winners and losers here.

In December, Sam was forced to cancel dates due to laryngitis, but he returned to the stage in Newcastle this week and will perform again in the city tonight.

Sam Fender on the red carpet ahead of the 2020 Brit Awards
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